McCracken Middle School Update

October 23, 2014 - 9:35 p.m.

The Skokie Police Department has concluded an investigation that began earlier this week into inappropriate and potentially threatening social media communication received by students at McCracken Middle School, and the threat was deemed not credible.  All persons identified and involved in this matter were juveniles.  Classes will resume at McCracken Middle School on Friday, October 24, 2014.

The Skokie Police Department would like to express thanks to District 73.5 officials for their cooperation with the investigation.  The community’s cooperation also is appreciated.

Early Voting in Skokie

Early voting for the 2014 general election begins on October 20, 2014 and runs through Saturday, November 1, 2014 at Skokie Village Hall, 5127 Oakton Street. Any registered voter in suburban Cook County may vote early at this location or any other designated early voting location.


November 2 Community Forum

Skokie residents are invited to attend a forum to discuss goals for the community’s future on Sunday, November 2, 2014 from 6 to 8 p.m.  The forum will be held at Oakton Community College, 7701 North Lincoln Avenue. Space is limited, and advance registration is required.


Leaf Collection Begins

Leaf collection has begun and continues through early December, weather permitting. Instead of bagging, or for those who do not mulch leaves, residents may rake leaves into the street next to the curb in front of their home.


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